Introduction to Managerial Accounting: The Foundational 15 Unit 2 Chapter 2 - Hickory Company

Introduction to Managerial Accounting The Foundational 15 Unit 2 Chapter 2 Hickory Company manufactures two products - 14,000 units of Product Y and 6,000 units of Product Z. The company uses a plantwide overhead rate based on direct labor-hours. It is considering implementing an activity-based costing (ABC) system that allocates all of its manufacturing overhead to four cost pools. The following additional information is available for the company as a whole and for Products Y and Z. Activity Cost Pool Activity Measure Estimated Overhead Cost Expected Activity Machining Machine Hours $200,000.00 10,000 MHs Machine Setups Number of Setups $100,000.00 200 setups Production design Number of products $84,000.00 2 products General Factory Direct Labor Hours $300,000.00 12,000 DLHs Activity Measure Product Y Product Z Machining 7,000 3,000 Machine Setups 50 150 Production design 1 1 General Factory 8,000 4,000 Required: 1. What is the company's plantwide overhead rate? 2. Using the plantwide overhead rate, how much manufacturing overhead cost is allocated to Product Y? How much is allocated to Product Z? 3. What is the activity rate for the Machining activity cost pool? 4. What is the activity rate for the Machine Setups activity cost pool? 5. What is the activity rate for the Product Design activity cost pool? 6. What is the activity rate for the General Factory activity cost pool? 7. Which of the four activities is a batch-level activity? Why? 8. Which of the four activities is a product-level activity? Why? 9. Using the ABC system, how much total manufacturing overhead cost would be assigned to Product Y? 10. Using the ABC system, how much total manufacturing overhead cost would be assigned to Product Z? 11. Using the plantwide overhead rate, what percentage of the total overhead cost is allocated to Product Y? What percentage is allocated to Product Z? 12. Using the ABC system, what percentage of the Machining cost is assigned to Product Y? What percentage is assigned to Product Z? Are these percentages similar to those obtained in question 11? Why? 13. Using the ABC system, what percentage of Machine Setups cost is assigned to Product Y? What percentage is assigned to Product Z? Are these percentages similar to those obtained in question 11? Why? 14. Using the ABC system, what percentage of Product Design cost is assigned to Product Y? What percentage is assigned to Product Z? Are these percentages similar to those obtained in question 11? Why? 15. Using the ABC system, what percentage of General Factory cost is assigned to Product Y? What percentage is assigned to Product Z? Are these percentages similar to those obtained in question 11? Why?
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